Britt Marcussen, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Office: 01291-G Pomerantz Family Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Exercise Science, Minor in Biology, University of Iowa
MS, Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa
MD, Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Chief Resident, Family Practice, St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency
Resident, Family Practice, St. Francis-Mayo Family Practice Residency
Fellow, Sports Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
CAQ in Sports Medicine
Basic Life Support
Diplomate - American Board of Family Practice, Boards Recertified: April 26, 2014
Neonatal Advanced Life Support
Iowa Medical License, Renewal date: Sept. 1, 2018
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

Research Summary

Sports Medicine


Marcussen, B., Negaard, M., Smoot, K. & Hosey, R. (In Press). A Case Series and Literature Review: Isolated Traumatic First Rib Fractures in Athletes.

Gende,, Marcussen, (In Press). Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome. In 5 Minute Sports Medicine Consult. (3rd ed.) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Gende,, Marcussen, (In Press). PES Anserine Bursitis. In 5 Minute Sports Medicine Consult. (3rd ed.) Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Negaard, M., Anthony, C., Bonthius, D., Jepson, M., Marcussen, B. & Pelzer, D. (2017). A Case Report: Glycopyrrolate for Treatment of Exercise-Induced Hyperhydrosis. (Vols. 5). pp. 1-6. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports.

(2016). Bull Riding to Baseball: Popliteal Artery Occlusion Secondary to a Bull Riding Trauma.

Marcussen, B., Holte, A. & Peterson, A. (2016). Prophylactic Antivirals to Prevent Primary Herpes Gladiatorum at a Wrestling Camp. (Vols. 2). (1), pp. 12-13. Sports Review Journal.

(2016). A Pain in the Butt: Overcoming a Hip Injury in a Division I Gymnast.

Mathiasen, R. E., Edwards, N., Marcussen, B. L. & Van Heukelom, J. N. (2016). Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. In Graber and Wilbur's Family Practice Examination and Board Review. (4), pp. 334-361. McGraw-Hill Education.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Podcast, Published to BJSM's Website.

(2015). The Female Athlete Triad Medcast, Published to AMSSM's Website.

Peterson, A., Hall, M. & Marcussen, B. (2015). "Low Vitamin D Levels and Stress Fracture: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis".

Marcussen, B. (2014). It's Not Your Rotator Cuff.

Marcussen, B. (2014). Exertional Leg Pain Delee and Drezs' Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. In Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition, 2014.

Marcussen, B., Smoot, M. (2012). Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip.

Marcussen, B., Amendola, N. & Sebrowski, C. (2012). First Rib Fractures in Football: A Case Series. Am J of Sports Medicine.

Peterson, A., Marcussen, B. (2012). Excessive Sweating, A Case Report.

West, J. R., Goodlett, C. R., Bonthius, D. J., Hamre, K. M. & Marcussen, B. (1990). Cell population depletion associated with fetal alcohol brain damage: Mechanisms of BAC-dependent cell loss. Alcohol Clinic Exp Res, 14, 813-818.

Goodlett, C. R., Marcussen, B. & West, J. R. (1990). A Single Day of Alcohol Exposure during the Brain Growth Spurt Induces Brain Weight Restriction and Cerebellar Purkinje Cell Loss. Alcohol, 7, 107-114.